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Posted onJune 9, 2021

National Dysphagia Awareness Month

June is national dysphagia awareness month.  Bringing awareness to a condition that can impact so many is an important part of our mission.  1 in 25 adults will experience a swallowing problem in the United States.  Dysphagia can contribute to

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Posted onJanuary 22, 2021

Nutrition Care Manual Transitioning to IDDSI October 2021

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) announced that after October 2021, they will transition the Nutrition Care Manual (NCM®) to only recognize IDDSI as the method for standardized texture modified diets. This transition highlights the importance of recognizing the

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Posted onFebruary 19, 2020

Navigating and Understanding Details of IDDSI

IDDSI or the International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative, is well underway in the USA.  Facilities are in various stages of the implementation process.  Some early adopters are successfully navigating their way through these new updates while others are waiting for

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Posted onOctober 21, 2019

Cafe Puree and IDDSI: Consistency Is Key

Dysphagia Diet Successfully navigating food service in a healthcare facility can sometimes be accompanied by myriad challenges. Accommodating food preferences while also adhering to the diet prescription can add another ring to the circus and in the context of the

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